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MSDN Release Notes — October 2012Alex MorrillMicrosoft EmployeeMonday, October 08, 2012 11:40 PM
The October 2012 release contains updates made to Microsoft Office Protocols documents since the July 2012 refresh.
Microsoft Office File Formats links:
Microsoft Office Protocols links:
SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocols links:
Word, Excel and PowerPoint Standards Support links:
The following new specifications have been added to the Office Protocols documents:
The following Office protocols have been archived:
The following known issues exist in this release:
Note: Links in the PDFs don’t resolve in Adobe Reader 9 because Adobe has changed the default setting for view mode in Adobe Reader 9. To access links, perform the following procedure:
- In Adobe Reader 9, go to the Edit menu and click Preferences.
- In the Categories list, click Documents. Under PDF/A View Mode, change the selection from Only for PDF/A documents to Never, and click OK.
Additional details on changing the setting are located on the Adobe help site:
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